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Uganda trial on published images of gay U.K. man having sex is postponed

| Monday, November 18, 2013
Bernard Randall
ENTEBBE, Uganda -- The trial in Uganda of a British man arrested after images of him having gay sex were published has been postponed until December.

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Foes of Russia’s anti-gay ‘propaganda’ law ponder new tactics

| Sunday, November 17, 2013
Kostas Tsironis, APGay activists kiss during a protest at the steps of the Acropolis' museum during an event Oct. 5 ahead of the handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame, in Athens.
NEW YORK -- The four-month campaign protesting Russia's ban on "gay propaganda" is entering a new phase, as human rights activists try to heighten pressure on the Olympics' top corporate sponsors to speak out before the Winter Games in Sochi.

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Rubio headlines anti-gay group’s fundraiser, says nation’s morality at risk

| Saturday, November 16, 2013
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio told an anti-gay group Saturday night that moral issues need to be part of government debate and that the United States needs to do more to protect religious freedom abroad.

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Boehner secures House meeting space for supporters of Russia’s anti-gay laws

| Friday, November 15, 2013
U.S. Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio)
WASHINGTON – U.S. House Speaker, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Friday secured meeting space for the top American supporters of Russia’s anti-LGBT laws, according to a report by BuzzFeed.

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Diners refuse tip for N.J. waitress, former Marine due to her lesbian ‘lifestyle’

| Friday, November 15, 2013
Dayna Morales
BRIDEWATER, N.J. -- A New Jersey waitress and former Marine says she was “offended” after a customer left an anti-gay note on a check in place of a tip because she is a lesbian.

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Russian newspaper investigated for alleged violation of gay ‘propaganda’ law

| Thursday, November 14, 2013
Alexander Yermoshkin
MOSCOW -- A Russian newspaper is the first organization to come under scrutiny for alleged violation of the country's anti-gay "propaganda" law after it published an interview with a openly gay middle school teacher.

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Five women charged under Senegal’s anti-gay law

| Thursday, November 14, 2013
Macky Sall
DAKAR, Senegal -- A prosecutor in Senegal says five women have been charged under the country's anti-gay law that imposes prison sentences of up to five years for homosexual acts.

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Linda Harvey: ‘Trashy’ gay-straight alliances promote ‘disease’

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Saturday, November 9, 2013
Linda Harvey
Ohio-based Religious Right activist Linda Harvey is upset that the Ohio Education Association is helping Gay-Straight Alliance clubs get off the ground, which she warns will lead more students into “sinful deviant behaviors that put young people at great risk of disease and other poor outcomes.”

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Profiles in extremism: The Virginia GOP’s tea party ticket

| Monday, November 4, 2013
Ken Cuccinelli
This year, after switching its nominating process from a primary election to a convention system, the Virginia Republican Party selected three candidates for statewide office who are far out of the mainstream.

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Va. Lt. Gov. candidate resorts to lying to duck questions about anti-gay rhetoric

| Thursday, October 31, 2013
E.W. Jackson
The Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia has contorted himself in all sorts of ways to dodge questions about his extremist record, arguing that anyone who simply quotes his past statements is violating the Constitution or persecuting him or misrepresenting him.

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